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    By admin

    September 9, 2004


    Source: Audi of America

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Updated 2005 model year change points.

    2005 Audi A4 1.8 T / 3.0 Sedan / Avant

    Warning Triangle discontinued (early 2005′s may still be equipped)

    Telematics no longer available

    OBD and LEV II on 3.0

    Discontinued blue interior (Sedan /avant only)

    Bi-Xenon headlamps replace Xenon

    New satellite/navigation/AM&FM radio antenna

    2005 Audi A4 Cabriolet

    Warning Triangle discontinued (early 2005′s may still be equipped)

    Telematics no longer available

    OBD and LEV II on 3.0

    Satellite Radio (XM or Sirius) preparation now available on all models

    Optional Xenon headlamps remain (sedan and avant equipped with bi-xenon)

    Large-screen DVD Navigation system with color screen (pkg with glovebox 6-CD changer) (mid model year 2005 change)

    2005 Audi S4 Sedan / Avant

    Warning Triangle discontinued (early 2005′s may still be equipped)

    New satellite/navigation/Am&FM radio antenna

    2005 Audi S4 Cabriolet

    Warning Triangle discontinued (early 2005′s may still be equipped)

    Large-screen DVD Navigation system with color screen (pkg with glovebox 6-CD changer) (mid model year 2005 change)

    2005 All-new Audi A6 3.2 / 4.2 Sedan

    New Technical Features

    4.2 liter 335 hp V8 quattro

    3.2 FSI 255 hp V6 quattro (all new engine, high performance and lower fuel consumption)

    Standard Six Speed Tiptronic transmission MY 2005

    35% More rigid body shell (less twisting allows for softer suspension-firm but comfortable)

    Standard quattro all wheel drive MY 2005

    Advanced key (optional lock/unlock doors or start car without key)

    Electromechanical parking brake (button in consule replaces mechanical arm)

    Rainsensor

    New Interior Features

    Leather seating surfaces (3.2) / Premium Leather (4.2) (beautifully matched interiors)

    Cell phone preparation with Bluetooth (replacing telematics)

    Multifunction 4 spoke steering wheel

    Advanced MMI system with 7″ screen & CD changer (user-friendly control interface)

    Driver-focuse cockpit with high end materials of aluminum, leather, and wood

    Voice recognition (optional)

    DSP sound system with optional Bose Surround

    DVD Navigation (optional)

    New Exterior Features

    Single Frame Front Grille

    Adaptive Bi-Xenon headlights (Standard on 4.2)

    Longer wheel base (3.2″ longer than current A6)

    Tire pressure monitoring system (optional)

    Coming home leaving home function

    2005 Audi A8

    New model

    A8 4.2 quattro, Normal Wheelbase

    New standard equipment (A8 L 4.2 quattro and A8 4.2 quattro)

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System

    Rain sensor for windshield wipers

    LEDs under exterior mirror/side door handles

    New exterior colors

    Akoya Silver Metallic

    Cambridge Green Pearl effect

    New optional equipment

    18″ 9-spoke wheel w/all-season tires

    19″ all season tire for 12-spoke wheel

    Advanced Key (keyless entry/go with start/stop button

    Multifunctional 3-spoke wood steering wheel with shift paddles & wood shift knob

    Power door close assist with power child locks

    XM or Sirius Satellite Radio

    Exterior

    New design roof satellite antenna

    2005 Audi TT Coupe / Roadster 180 HP / 225 HP / 250 HP

    Warning Triangle removed (early 2005 may come equipped with triangle)

    Cambridge Green pearl effect replaces Goodwood Green

    Removal of Cellular phone preparation

    Satellite Radio available (Port Installed) on both Coupe and Roadster ( Normal antenna standard on Coupe)

    Return of Alcantara Steering Wheel

    Specifications update – lower curb weight and 0 – 60 mph improvement

    2004 Audi allroad quattro 2.7 T / 4.2

    Warning Triangle removed (early 2005 may come equipped with triangle)

    Telematics no longer available

    Black fender panels discontinued

    Full body paint available

    DVD Navigation will replace previous navigation system




     
     
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